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Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

It took me almost 25 years to figure out a way to easily explain Oracle’s position on licensing their software. What do you think? Unfortunately, this graphic is all too true as Oracle’s LMS audit team continues to go after their customers in virtualized and cloud...
Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

Today we want to talk about Java licensing. So, as you know Oracle made some significant changes to how they license and support Java and many of these changes will be due in January 2019. So, what’s Oracle been doing since the time they announced their changes to...
Is Oracle Changing their Position on VMWare?

Is Oracle Changing their Position on VMWare?

Oracle has a long history of punishing their customers who run Oracle on VMWare. From Oracle’s lack of support to fix Oracle issues while running on VMWare, to their large LMS audit findings, it’s well known that Oracle customers must be careful when using VMWare...
Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Before I start this post let me remind everyone that Palisade Compliance is NOT and NEVER WILL BE an Oracle reseller.  Here is one reason why: I don’t envy Oracle resellers.  While it can be a lucrative business, it is fraught with challenges.  The fact is,...
Oracle’s Universal Epidemic

Oracle’s Universal Epidemic

If you, like me, follow a few influencers on social media, you will understandably be concerned and stressed if you are an Oracle customer.  Reading about all the complexities that come with using Oracle software, coupled with all the different products and service...